Posts Tagged: Sketchbooks

Because I Can

I’ve been doing quite a bit of drawing recently, and I’ve come to a beautiful realization. I love to draw. I love opening my little art box, taking out different pencils, gathering up my blending tools, finding my eraser, and

Because I Can

I’ve been doing quite a bit of drawing recently, and I’ve come to a beautiful realization. I love to draw. I love opening my little art box, taking out different pencils, gathering up my blending tools, finding my eraser, and

Sketchbooks are for Sketching

I’ve often recounted the story of buying my first sketchbook, how odd it felt to walk through the art supply aisle feeling that I didn’t belong there, how certain I was that I was wasting my money. I truly believed

Sketchbooks are for Sketching

I’ve often recounted the story of buying my first sketchbook, how odd it felt to walk through the art supply aisle feeling that I didn’t belong there, how certain I was that I was wasting my money. I truly believed

Sketchbook Memories

Every artist — and every aspiring artist — should have a sketchbook. Although it might seem like an insignificant little thing, it’s one of the most important tools in our art arsenal.

Sketchbook Memories

Every artist — and every aspiring artist — should have a sketchbook. Although it might seem like an insignificant little thing, it’s one of the most important tools in our art arsenal.

Sketchbook Aficionada

Yesterday I wrote about my new watercolor journal. Later this morning, I plan to go out to my herb garden — chives are already growing — and do a bit of sketching. Buying a new journal — which is in

Sketchbook Aficionada

Yesterday I wrote about my new watercolor journal. Later this morning, I plan to go out to my herb garden — chives are already growing — and do a bit of sketching. Buying a new journal — which is in

Getting Bigger

Yesterday was a momentous one on my journey toward becoming an artist. I went art-shopping and for the first time, I purchased 11 x 15 inch paper. Later in the day, my husband also cut me a new — larger

Getting Bigger

Yesterday was a momentous one on my journey toward becoming an artist. I went art-shopping and for the first time, I purchased 11 x 15 inch paper. Later in the day, my husband also cut me a new — larger

Do Whatever You Can

I love looking at my old sketchbooks. Yes, in the nine months since I’ve started learning to draw, I’ve filled a number of small sketchbooks. TIP #1 FOR ASPIRING ARTISTS: Buy a sketchbook and use it daily. Always date your

Do Whatever You Can

I love looking at my old sketchbooks. Yes, in the nine months since I’ve started learning to draw, I’ve filled a number of small sketchbooks. TIP #1 FOR ASPIRING ARTISTS: Buy a sketchbook and use it daily. Always date your